University application rates from disadvantaged areas: my ‘grounds for cautious optimism’ graph

by Stephen Tall on January 31, 2013

Over at LibDemVoice today, Mark Pack has produced an interesting graph showing an important trend: the narrowing gap in university application rates between 18 year-olds from the most disadvantaged areas and the most advantaged areas. Here’s my less sophisticated graphical attempt:

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You can read my post from yesterday – University application rates in England at highest ever for disadvantaged groups, even post-£9k tuition feeshere. And at CentreForum, Gill Wyness has analysed the figures here.